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Hamas has 'proof' implicating PM's would-be assassins

“We have documented evidence -- including video and audio -- that will soon be produced in this regard,” leading Hamas member Ismail Radwan said.

The Gaza Strip's Hamas-run Interior Ministry says it has "clear evidence" implicating the perpetrators of a failed assassination attempt on Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah.

"We have documented evidence — including video and audio — that will soon be produced in this regard," leading Hamas member Ismail Radwan said.

He went on to condemn accusations by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that Hamas, which has governed the Gaza Strip since 2007, stood behind the attempt on al-Hamdallah's life.

On March 13, during a visit by al-Hamdallah to the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, his convoy struck a roadside bomb in Gaza's Beit Hanoun district.

On Thursday, Gaza's Interior Ministry announced that the "prime suspect" in the assassination attempt had been killed in a gunfight with Hamas-run security forces in the central Gaza Strip.

According to the ministry, two security officers — along with a second suspect — were killed in the exchange.

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